Ketoconazole

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2005 - 2015

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2005 - 2015)

Rank of Top Drugs Over Time

"Rank" refers to the frequency that a given medication is prescribed within a calendar year compared to all other medications. A rank of "4" would indicate that the medication was the fourth most commonly prescribed medication.

Year Rank Change
2004 259 -
2005 342  83
2006 296  46
2007 285  11
2008 269  16
2009 300  31
Year Rank Change
2010 293  7
2011 293 0
2012 296  3
2013 270  26
2014 218  52
2015 244  26

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2005 - 2015)

"Out-of-pocket" cost refers to the payment made by the patient (either cash price or the copay amount). This value does not include reimbursement from a third party payer (eg, Medicare or private insurance) and does not represent the total drug cost.

Usage Statistics of Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2015)
Fluconazole 3,023,610
Ketoconazole (this drug) 2,119,367
Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole 1,731,381
Clotrimazole 1,189,133
Econazole Nitrate 240,997
Miconazole 209,928

Drug Synonyms

Drug synonyms are used during the sanitation and standardization process of "cleaning" the original data source (MEPS). Occassionally, brand names may be listed below that are no longer on the market or are very infrequently used.

Brand Name Synonyms
  • Extina
  • Ketozole
  • Nizoral
  • Nizoral A-d
  • Xolegel
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Ketoconazole

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Azole Antifungal
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2005-2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 18.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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